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Technical Emmys awarded in New York Ceremony

The National Television Academy has announced the winners of the 2003 Technology and Engineering Emmy Awards. Emmys were awarded for outstanding achievement in technology and engineering. Among the winners:

  • Pioneering Efforts in the Development of Automated, Server-Based Closed Captioning Systems: Turner Networks
  • Pioneering Development of Digital Modulator Adaptive Pre-Correction for ATSC 8-VSB Digital Transmitter Systems: Thales Broadcast & Multimedia
  • Development & Application of Sub-Pixel Imaging Devices For Television Cameras: Thomson Broadcast & Media Solutions
  • Development of Surround Sound for Television: Dolby Laboratories, Jim Fosgate, and Peter Scheibe
  • Pioneering Development of mass-produced digital reflective imaging technology for consumer rear projection television: Texas Instruments DLP Products
  • Coding Technology for Optical Recording Formats: Dr. Kees Immink
  • Technology to simultaneously encode multiple video qualities and the corresponding metadata to enable real-time conformance and/or playout of the higher quality video (nominally broadcast) based on the decisions made using the lower quality proxies: Pinnacle Systems (Montage) and Thomson Broadcast & Media Solutions (Philips)

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